Pitts. Police Chief Joins Invest In Kids Council
Here's the Press Release From the Council For A Strong America:
This month, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids is excited to announce that longtime member Chief Michael Wynn will be joining their National Leadership Council, a group of nearly 30 elite law enforcement leaders and violence survivors from around the country that will help to advise the organization as it continues to seek investments to help children succeed.
Fight Crime: Invest in Kids is an anti-crime organization of over 5,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and violence survivors leading efforts to advance evidence-based solutions that steer kids away from crime and towards productive lives.
“I am excited to have Chief Wynn join the Council. Since joining Fight Crime: Invest in Kids 10 years ago, Chief Wynn has used his expertise and firsthand experiences in law enforcement to educate policymakers on how we can make our communities safer by ensuring kids get a good start in life and never enter down a path towards crime,” said Josh Spaulding, the organization’s National Director.
“As a National Leadership Council member, Chief Wynn will be a leader among the organization’s more than 5,000 members, and ensure the organization is able to continue educating policymakers and the public on evidence-based solutions that steer kids towards crime-free lives so we can prioritize our investments in the programs that work.”
Chief Wynn has been a member of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids since 2010.
Founded in 1996, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids examines and advocates for the strategies proven to reduce crime. Armed with research, members make the case for solutions that cut crime and put kids on the path to productive lives.
The organization promotes smart, bipartisan state and federal solutions to reduce crime, such as evidence-based, voluntary parent coaching programs for new parents that prevent child abuse and neglect; high-quality early childhood education that increases educational success and graduation rates; stronger K-12 education goals and after-school programs that give kids a clear path toward productive futures and away from crime; and proven coaching programs that strengthen families and get troubled kids back on track.
To see the full list of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids National Leadership Council: https://www.strongnation.org/fightcrime/about-us/national-leadership-council